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Critical Care Educator

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, enthusiastic nurse educator to join the critical care education team at the Liverpool University Hospital Foundation Trust, Royal site.

Our Department facilitates 33 adult beds (Level 2 and Level 3 capacity) and prides itself on being a friendly, cohesive and inclusive team supported by outstanding multidiciplinary staff. We are extremely proud of the standards of care that we provide, as proved by our ICNARC data more recently performing above average with Covid 19 clinical outcomes, CQC inspection's, internal/external performance metrics and patient experience/family feedback.

We have recently merged with our neighbouring Trust and are now part of Liverpool Hospitals spanning across 3 sites serving the large population of Merseyside.

We have successfully moved into our new state of the art new hospital site which has improved the working lives of our team and patient experience.

Main duties of the job

You will have extensive, current experience in a level 2/3 Critical Care environment and will have completed a post graduate Critical Care Course with evidence of clinical competency at a minimum of Band 6 seniority.

We are looking for an individual with excellent leadership and communication skills who are able to demonstrate a proactive, collaborative and innovative approach to the clinical environment. It is expected that you can provide clear evidence of patient-centred teaching and quality improvement. The successful candidate will support the educational needs of a team of over 150 critical care staff nurses.

The successful candidate will be an expert clinical practitioner whose primary objective is to educate health care staff. To provide extensive clinical advice and support to enhance theknowledge base and practical skills of staff who are caring for seriously illadult patients and patients at risk of critical illness. To be a valuable member ofthe Multi-disciplinary Critical Care team endorsing the objectives of the team

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Acting as a clinical resource within Critical Care, you will participate in and provide education supporting appropriate management of haemodynamic instability, complex ventilatory methods and vital organ support.

You will promote excellent nursing care that is based on latest research findings and constitutes best practice whilst being clinically competent and confident to utilise skills and knowledge in a variety of clinical settings ensuring that appropriate, consistent and realistic information is provided to staff within critical care.

You will ensure that clinical practice is in accordance with Trust policies, procedures and guidelines, the NMC, The Code: Professional standards for Practice and behaviour for Nurses and Midwives.

Person Specification



  • RGN
  • Relevant Teaching and Assessing courses
  • ENB 998 or equivalent.
  • Relevant Mentorship course
  • Formal teaching packages
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Educated to Degree level
  • Post registration course in critical Care Nursing



  • Demonstrable experience in teaching in Critical Care environment
  • Proven experience in Adult Critical Care at Band 6 or above.
  • Proven expertise in Critical Care nursing
  • Post registration experience of Education in Critical Care Nursing



  • Clinical governance
  • Able to perform/participate in audit
  • Policy/procedure guidelines preparation/author of the same
  • Sound knowledge of evidence based practice.
  • Sound knowledge of clinical effectiveness
  • Research awareness
  • Excellent facilitator of practical & theoretical knowledge
  • Ability to impart knowledge and skills


  • Research module



  • Approachable
  • Team Leader/player
  • Negotiator
  • Change agent
  • Resource management
  • Financial awareness
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Analytical thought processes
  • Proactive
  • Resolves conflict



  • Facilitator
  • Excellent communicator
  • Innovator/change agent
  • Role model
  • Leader

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Mount Vernon Street


L7 8YE

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